The Edmonton Eskimos 1965 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1965 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 3 0 0 6 58 28 W3 3-0-0
Regular Season 16 5 11 0 10 257 400 L3 2-4-0
    Home 8 3 5 0 6 125 172 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 132 228 L3 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 3 9 0 6 211 312 L3 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 46 88 W1 2-2-0

Full 1965 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (3-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (4-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jul 9
CGY 3 @ EDM 18 W 10,000  
A
Thu Jul 15
EDM 17 @ TOR 7 W 21,500  
B
Fri Jul 23 10:00 PM
OTT 18 @ EDM 23 W 13,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jul 30
WPG 21 @ EDM 14 L 16,123  
2
Sat Aug 7
EDM 13 @ BC 38 L 32,055  
3
Fri Aug 13
SSK 34 @ EDM 15 L 14,297  
4
Wed Aug 18
EDM 15 @ CGY 16 L 16,000  
5
Mon Aug 23
CGY 20 @ EDM 4 L 17,739  
6
Tue Aug 31
TOR 21 @ EDM 23 W 16,745  
7
Mon Sep 6
EDM 24 @ SSK 22 W 17,501  
8
Sat Sep 11
WPG 25 @ EDM 30 W 21,955  
10
Mon Sep 20
MTL 24 @ EDM 13 L 16,000  
10
Sat Sep 25 1:00 PM
EDM 1 @ OTT 40 L 15,360  
11
Tue Sep 28
EDM 9 @ HAM 3 W 18,575  
11
Sat Oct 2
EDM 27 @ BC 41 L 31,402  
12
Sat Oct 9
BC 12 @ EDM 14 W 18,411  
13
Sat Oct 16
EDM 19 @ CGY 28 L 21,476  
14
Sat Oct 23
EDM 24 @ WPG 40 L 16,104  
15
Sat Oct 30
SSK 15 @ EDM 12 L 14,000  

Edmonton Eskimos 1965 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.594 2-4-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.446 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.688
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.357
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214

Team Scoring

19651964 +/-
Average Combined Score 41.06 -1.44
Average Winning Score 20.00 +0.75
Average Losing Score 14.27 +2.19
Average Home Score 15.63 +0.88
Average Visitor Score 16.50 +3.50
Average Margin of Victory 3.40 -7.35
Average Margin of Loss 14.55 -8.70

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 354378 464793 172340 271946 125 (15.6)132 (16.5)257 (16.1)
Opponent 6845113 265581 264874 5280132 228 (28.5)172 (21.5)400 (25.0)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1965 Player Awards and Nominations

1965 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tommy Joe Coffey (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — E.A. “Zeke” Sims, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ron Forwick (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1965 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
E Tommy Joe Coffey
3 All-Division Selections
HB Jim “Long Gone” Thomas (Tie)
E Tommy Joe Coffey*
DE E.A. “Zeke” Sims, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1965 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–3 (12)   Gerry Sternberg (HB) Toronto
3–3 (21)   Paul St. George (FB) Loyola
4–3 (30)   Jim Greenwood (T) Queen's
5–3 (39)   Bill Heinbacker (LB) Waterloo Lutheran
6–3 (47)   Charles McLaughlin (OL) British Columbia (UBC)
7–3   Pass
8–3   Pass

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